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Golden Swiss Cheese Loaves

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Ingredients
  Liquid hot pepper seasoning 1 Teaspoon
  Warm water 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Grated parmesan cheese 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Wheat germ 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Active dry yeast 1⁄2 Ounce (2 Packages)
  Sugar 2 Tablespoon
  Shredded swiss cheese 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Butter/Margarine 4 Tablespoon, melted and cooled
  All purpose flour 5 Cup (80 tbs)
  Melted butter/Margarine 1 Tablespoon
Directions

In a large bowl, dissolve yeast in the warm water.
Stir in sugar, the 4 tablespoons melted butter, hot pepper seasoning, wheat germ, and 2 cups of the flour.
Beat, scraping bowl often for 4 minutes (at medium speed if using electric mixer).
Add 1 more cup of the flour and beat (for 4 more minutes at high speed with electric mixer).
With a heavy duty mixer or wooden spoon, beat in enough of the remaining flour (about 1 1/2 cups) to form a soft dough that is not too sticky to knead.
Turn out onto a floured board and knead until smooth, adding remaining flour as needed to prevent sticking.
Turn dough over in a greased bowl; cover and let rise in a warm place until doubled (about 1 1/2 hours).
Punch down dough and gradually knead in Swiss cheese and all but about 2 tablespoons of the Parmesan cheese.
Divide dough in half; shape each half into a smooth loaf and place in a greased 4 by 8 inch loaf pan.
Cover and let rise in a warm place until loaves have risen slightly above pan rims (about 2 hours).
Brush lightly with melted butter and sprinkle with remaining Parmesan cheese.
Bake in a 350° oven until loaves are browned and sound hollow when tapped (30 to 35 minutes).
Turn out onto racks to cool completely.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Bread
Ingredient: 
Cheese
Interest: 
Everyday

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